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Almost as if we’ve been played

EU has allowed itself to become reliant on energy from natural gas, supplied by a neighbouring nation that is acting antagonistic towards us. We’ve become reliant on natural gas as we closed down a number of nuclear power plants and … Continue reading

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We chose this solution and it is bad

We have chosen rising cost of energy with rising CO₂ emissions while telling ourselves that we were making a different choice. Germany and California have prioritized closing nuclear plants over decommissioning coal and gas plants. But with so much power … Continue reading

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Did you know we are at war? And that we are losing?

It may come as a surprise, but Russia is at war with EU and Ukraine and EU is hardly even fighting back. And when I say Russia, I of course mean the Putin regime. The EU has increasingly relied on … Continue reading

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Reducing carbon footprint

Sometimes it’s like there’s an alternate dimension and you step in and out of it at random. We need to reduce our carbon footprint. If we are ever to stop the anthropogenic climate change, we need to get our net … Continue reading

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Variable Renewable Energy

The general public has a misunderstanding that somehow, energy experts have found a way around wind and solar coming and going. It’s not true. — Mark Nelson Britain has so far in the summer of 2021 relied on coal for … Continue reading

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Uncomfortable thought about Nuclear Energy

Three things I’ve mentioned before: That nuclear power, had it been introduced today, would have been hailed as a saviour of the climate, as it, even sustainably, could provide us clean energy with zero emissions for millennia. Not only safer … Continue reading

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Didn’t see that coming

I get the feeling that I should have. Some time ago, while looking into the extreme claims by Extinction Rebellion about Climate Change, I saw this clip of BBC’s Andrew Neil interviewing XR’s spokesperson, Zion Lights: (Youtube) Lights does not … Continue reading

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Sustainable uranium?

I am convinced that we need to focus on nuclear energy to get our CO2 emissions under control. In fact, if we are ever to get the level of CO2 in the atmosphere down again, we need to not only … Continue reading

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Sea Level Rise higher than expected

The estimated future SLR (Sea Level Rise) was just adjusted by IPCC. From the previous report (AR5) the estimate is now about 55 cm over the next 80 years (RCP4.5, range is 39-72 cm)*. In the worst-case scenario it is … Continue reading

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